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Transcript of Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis
Taylor Reilly, and Becca Wassel Epidermo: outer layer of cells
Dysplasia: abnormality of development
Verruca: wart of any kind Epidermodysplasia verruciformis Inherited disorder
most commonly autosomal recessive
usually begins in infancy or childhood Causes Effects Treatment: No definitive treatment
minor surgical procedures
larger and more invasive versions may require surgical management and/or radiation therapy
Topical creams once diagnosed
Photodynamic therapy (if anything found)
Autotransplantation of skin Questions: 1) What is the stem meaning "wart of any kind"?
2) Being born with Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis makes you more likely to contract which virus? Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis Kunkel pd.7 (cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr Universal
no sexual preference Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis Defective cell-mediated immunity or association with immunosuppression
Programmed cell death to eliminate those with DNA damage
Failure to do so may result in transformation of squamos epithelium
Graft versus host disease: donor's immune system attacks recipient's tissue after transplant
Abnormally low level of lymphocytes in the blood
Lymphocytes are a white blood cell with important functions in the immune system non-melanoma skin cancer
risk of metastasis
Spread of disease from one organ/part to another organ/part that is non-adjacentbehavior dependent on site of origin flat, wart-like lesions
flat-topped papules with scaly, hyperpigmented or hypopigmented, sometimes confluent patches or plaques
Flat macules and reddish brown plaques with slightly scaly surfaces and irregular borders (may resemble tenia versicolor)
verrucous or seborrheic keratosis –like lesions; commonly seen on sun-exposed skin, including dorsum of hands
lesions may progress to form large plaques and nodules, or they may transform into invasive squamous cell carcinomas, most commonly between the ages of 20 and 40 years. Primary Skin Lesions Squamos Cell Carcinoma http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1131981-overview
http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/ Bibliography Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States.
At least 50% of sexually active people will have genital HPV at some time in their lives.
Chronic infection with more than 40 types